SAM Party of New York Endorses Donal Collins for Chatham Town Supervisor

Focus on engaging the community earns Donal Collins SAM Party Nomination

October 2, 2019 — SAM Party of New York Chairman Michael Volpe today announced the endorsement of Donal Collins for Chatham Town Supervisor. Collins is part of a wave of residents who are looking for a way to break through partisan politics to get results for their community.

SAM Party of New York was founded to support candidates who are involved in their local communities and dedicated to getting things done. The SAM Party interviewed more than 200 candidates across New York State interested in running on the SAM Party line and promoting SAM’s principles of good government, transparency, and engaging residents to build solutions that work.

“The SAM Party is supporting candidates like Collins who are dedicated to improving the public engagement in their community and improving public discourse around important issues Chatham’s residents face,” said SAM Party of New York Chair Michael Volpe. “Donal’s understanding of the local economy across multiple sectors and efforts to increase economic opportunity for Chatham’s residents make us proud to nominate him for Chatham Town Supervisor. We encourage residents to vote for Donal Collins on the SAM Party line on November 5th.” 

“Chatham is a township of great diversity and I would like to see this defining characteristic brought to not only the town board, but the public participation in its deliberations as well,” said Chatham Town Supervisor Candidate Donal Collins. “I want to thank the SAM Party for nominating me for Town Supervisor. Their message of for ‘people over politics,’ is exactly how I believe elected officials should lead, and as Supervisor I promise to represent the concerns of all Chatham citizens regardless of party affiliation.”

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What is SAM?

SAM is New York’s New Party – an inclusive party, not separated by an aisle. SAM is about people who don’t want to be in a “red” or “blue” box, but want to come together for change and solutions.

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